Art & Design Blog

13.10.2019 // Design

Manolo Blahnik: Artist and Cobbler

Footwear engineer, shoe designer, shoe manufacturing specialist: all these terms have been used to describe this greater designer who has made his name into a trademark of international repute.

28.09.2019 // Decoration

Films and interior decoration

Some films start trends, provoke fashion, make things and habits popular... and others give great importance to interiors and interior decoration.

16.09.2019 // Design

Design as a weapon to fight a war

During the Cold War, design came to be considered a weapon which could be used to achieve world leadership.

14.09.2019 // Illustration

The tattoo: body art with a history

Tattoos have existed since ancient times in civilisations all over the world, with different purposes, from our ancestors in the New Stone Age, to the tattoos of Polynesia, where the word originated from.

29.08.2019 // Architecture

Architectural heritage and three theories on restoration

In the mid-19th century, people began to be more conscious of the conservation of old buildings, especially with the realisation of the deterioration of buildings over time.

18.08.2019 // Art

A revolutionary movement: VIDEO ART

The art world as was to the 60s would never again be the same. The cause: the birth of a new artistic movement – video art.